Monthly Archives: October 2022

Rossendale Council prosecution for abandoned vehicle left in pub car park

Published on October 27, 2022 at 9:30 am

abandoned van abandon van wheel

Rossendale Council’s fight against abandoned vehicles and fly tipping across the borough, Operation Trident, has had another successful prosecution.

The operation coordinates a three-pronged approach of education, enforcement and removal, which aims to hold to account those responsible.

Following a report of an abandoned vehicle in the car park of the Rose and Crown pub, Manchester Road, Haslingden, Public Protection Officers found an accident damaged Mercedes van which had no road tax, no MOT and foliage growing through the rear of the vehicle which was also full of rubbish.

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Rossendale’s Schedule of Remembrance Services, Parades and Concert for 2022

Published on October 26, 2022 at 1:06 pm

There will be numerous Remembrance services, parades and concerts taking place in Rossendale between Friday 11th and Sunday 13th November. 


Friday 11th November, 7.30 p.m. St Philip’s Church, Stubbins.  

The concert will include performances from Rossendale Ukulele Band and Valley Aloud Choir and will raise money for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.

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Footpath improvements to be made along East Lancashire Railway line 

Published on October 25, 2022 at 10:00 am

Rossendale Borough Council are working alongside Civic Pride Rossendale (Britain in Bloom Gold Winners 2022) and Community Interest Company Proffitts – Investing in Communities on a project to improve and extend the popular footpath along the East Lancashire Railway between the Railway Station at Rawtenstall, and the car park at the Aldi store at New Hall Hey.

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Rawtenstall takes gold at RHS North West Britain in Bloom 

Published on October 24, 2022 at 4:25 pm

Britain Bloom Gold certificate

After months of waiting Civic Pride Rossendale have been awarded Gold at the Royal Horticultural North West Britain in Bloom event.  

The event, which was held at Bolton Football ground, was held over 3 days due to the number of applications from across the North West.  

Three of the gardens in the “It’s your Neighbourhood” category were successful on the first day – The Gyro (roundabout) and Library gardens (Sparrow Park) achieved the highest award of Outstanding and the peaceful plot wildlife garden in the Cemetery received an Advanced award  

The second day saw Rawtenstall beat off competition from 11 other entries in the Large Town category to scoop the Gold.

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‘Fairy-tale turreted castle’ is reborn in Bacup

Published on October 20, 2022 at 11:18 am

picture of renovated building

THE stunning transformation of one of Bacup’s most iconic building was heralded as a huge success story as it was officially opened.

The Grade II Listed Lancashire and Yorkshire Bank on the corner of Market Street and Union Street, has always stood out in the town centre with its gothic tower, church-style window and quirky gargoyles.

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Lancashire’s Labour Leaders take strong stance against fracking

Published on October 20, 2022 at 8:42 am

Lancashire’s Labour Council Leaders have come out strongly against the government’s proposals to lift the ban on fracking. Labour Councils have adopted strategies to ensure their organisations can achieve net zero carbon targets by 2030.  These councils are also actively working with community groups and businesses to secure broader carbon reduction levels in their districts. 

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Rossendale Council Chief Executive to leave for new role

Published on October 10, 2022 at 10:40 am

RBC CEO Neil Shaw

Chief Executive of Rossendale Borough Council, Neil Shaw has announced his departure after almost three years at the helm. 

Neil said: “It has been a real privilege to be the council’s Chief Executive. During my time the council has progressed work on improving its town centres, seen the re-opening of the Whitaker Museum after its £2.2m redevelopment, gained the borough’s first Green Flag and seen an improvement in our parks generally, and made major strides in our innovative work on carbon reduction.

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Rossendale Council’s successful prosecution for abandoned vehicle 

Published on October 10, 2022 at 9:51 am

abandoned vw polo

Rossendale Council’s fight against abandoned vehicles and fly tipping across the borough, Operation Tridenthas had another successful prosecution.  

The operation coordinates a three-pronged approach of education, enforcement and removal, which aims to hold to account those responsible. 

Miss Aija Dabola of Wales Road, Edgeside, Rossendale, was found to be the registered owner of a vehicle abandoned on Wales Road.

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